N-word


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N-word

 (ĕn′wûrd′) or n-word
n.
Used as a euphemism to refer to the offensive slur nigger, as when reporting its use in speech or writing.

n-word

n
the n-word (sometimes capital) a euphemistic way of referring to the word nigger
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In that meeting, Harold said, Minor, now running for the Illinois House, used a pejorative term to ask if she is a lesbian and repeatedly used the N-word in asking her when the racial slur would be appropriate to use.
I was thumbing through Twitter years ago, halted suddenly, appalled to see a retweet of a Filipino politician's young son using the n-word.
An Anthropology professor at Princeton University recently came under fire for supposedly using the N-word during his lecture which prompted several students to walk out of his class and caused an expletive-laced confrontation in the class.
The n-word is not for us to use and, frankly speaking, we haven't struggled to use it," Big Hass said.
Interestingly, the paper's double-page spread on energy barely had a mention of the N-word.
The musical contains sensitive language about race: The n-word is used several times, for example, and its usage throughout the musical has caused a stir at Cherry Hill High School East, prompting the township's school board to determine ifand howthe show, planned for March, will go on.
A white person can say he/she has been called mean names, but I think everybody can understand that some words have more negative connotations than others, and historically the N-word is one of them.
But the professor forgot that there was an African-American student in there, and (Lamar) uses the n-word and they didn't provide a trigger warning," he said.
A FURIOUS dad of three has blasted a fast food chain for blaring out rap music, including offensive lyrics containing the N-word.
Mr Gatland should think carefully about what his reaction would have been had the words been aimed not at a person from the gypsy/traveller community but to someone who was black, and maybe he should consider how he should have responded if the n-word had been used.
They will also get a chance to participate in a panel discussion with some of the producers and directors of the films, which explore using the N-word, street violence and stereotypes.
That came just three months after Clarkson was caught up in another racism row after unaired footage from the programme came to light in which he appeared to use the n-word.